The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Middleware Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Middleware Engineer
Rank 621 616 609
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Middleware Engineer 22 20 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.036% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.038% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 7
Median daily rate £295 £413 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.48% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £375 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £484 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £400 £319
% change year-on-year
-28.00% +25.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50855 53109 50264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.69% 94.79% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 33119 33427 30819
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £567 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1517 2011 2032
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Middleware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Middleware Engineer in the job title.

Middleware Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Middleware Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Middleware Engineer within the UK.

Middleware Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Middleware Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Middleware Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

Middleware Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Middleware Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Middleware Engineer within the UK.

Middleware Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Middleware Engineer
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +2 18 £295 -28.48% 7
Tyne and Wear - 8 £285 -
North East - 8 £285 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 8 £285 -
London +4 7 £420 +0.29% 4
Scotland -10 4 £340 -
City of London +48 2 £375 -16.66%
Renfrewshire - 2 £340 -
Erskine - 2 £340 -
East Midlands +7 1 £500 -
Northamptonshire -1 1 £500 -
Northampton -3 1 £500 -
South East -3 1 £400 -10.36% 1
North West - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £400 -
Manchester - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -

Middleware Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, Middleware Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Middleware Engineer in the job title.

1 51 (100.00%) Middleware
2 28 (54.90%) Linux
3 22 (43.14%) C++
4 21 (41.18%) ITIL
4 21 (41.18%) Unix
4 21 (41.18%) C
5 19 (37.25%) IBM
5 19 (37.25%) WebSphere
6 18 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (33.33%) AIX
7 17 (33.33%) Oracle
8 16 (31.37%) HTTP
9 15 (29.41%) Windows
9 15 (29.41%) Change Management
10 14 (27.45%) Service Delivery
10 14 (27.45%) SSL
10 14 (27.45%) Microsoft
11 13 (25.49%) WebSphere Application Server
11 13 (25.49%) WebLogic
11 13 (25.49%) IBM Integration Bus
11 13 (25.49%) STB
11 13 (25.49%) Multithreading
12 12 (23.53%) Java
12 12 (23.53%) Solaris
12 12 (23.53%) Configuration Management
13 11 (21.57%) Windows Server
14 10 (19.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 10 (19.61%) Perl
14 10 (19.61%) J2EE
14 10 (19.61%) Computer Science

Middleware Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (37.25%) WebSphere
2 13 (25.49%) WebLogic
2 13 (25.49%) WebSphere Application Server
3 10 (19.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 9 (17.65%) MQSeries
4 9 (17.65%) Oracle Application Server
4 9 (17.65%) Tuxedo
5 8 (15.69%) Apache
6 7 (13.73%) AquaLogic
7 5 (9.80%) JBoss
8 2 (3.92%) CICS
8 2 (3.92%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (3.92%) IIS
8 2 (3.92%) Tomcat
8 2 (3.92%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (1.96%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (13.73%) OpenText MBPM
2 2 (3.92%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (31.37%) HTTP
2 14 (27.45%) SSL
3 6 (11.76%) DNS
4 5 (9.80%) TCP/IP
5 4 (7.84%) Firewall
6 1 (1.96%) FTP
6 1 (1.96%) Multicast
6 1 (1.96%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) DataStage
1 1 (1.96%) DB2
1 1 (1.96%) MySQL
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Git (software)
1 7 (13.73%) JIRA
2 6 (11.76%) Subversion
3 2 (3.92%) Build Forge
3 2 (3.92%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.96%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.96%) Flyway
4 1 (1.96%) Gradle
4 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.96%) JUnit
4 1 (1.96%) Maven
General
1 3 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (100.00%) Middleware
2 13 (25.49%) IBM Integration Bus
3 10 (19.61%) J2EE
4 7 (13.73%) JSON
4 7 (13.73%) RESTful
5 6 (11.76%) OpenGL
5 6 (11.76%) Qt
5 6 (11.76%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (3.92%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (3.92%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (3.92%) WebCenter
6 2 (3.92%) XML
7 1 (1.96%) Apache Camel
7 1 (1.96%) Apache CXF
7 1 (1.96%) JRules
7 1 (1.96%) Regular Expression
7 1 (1.96%) Swagger
7 1 (1.96%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (1.96%) WireMock
7 1 (1.96%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.49%) STB
2 10 (19.61%) Computer Science
3 8 (15.69%) DTV
4 6 (11.76%) Device Driver
4 6 (11.76%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (9.80%) DataPower
6 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (3.92%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (3.92%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.96%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (54.90%) Linux
2 21 (41.18%) Unix
3 17 (33.33%) AIX
4 15 (29.41%) Windows
5 12 (23.53%) Solaris
6 11 (21.57%) Windows Server
7 9 (17.65%) OS/390
8 6 (11.76%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (7.84%) SUSE
10 3 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (5.88%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (1.96%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (41.18%) ITIL
2 18 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (29.41%) Change Management
4 14 (27.45%) Service Delivery
5 13 (25.49%) Multithreading
6 12 (23.53%) Configuration Management
7 9 (17.65%) Problem Management
7 9 (17.65%) Release Management
8 8 (15.69%) Functional Testing
8 8 (15.69%) Non-Functional Testing
8 8 (15.69%) QMS
8 8 (15.69%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (13.73%) API Development
9 7 (13.73%) Security Management
10 6 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (11.76%) OO
10 6 (11.76%) Scrum
10 6 (11.76%) Software Architecture
10 6 (11.76%) TDD
11 5 (9.80%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 22 (43.14%) C++
2 21 (41.18%) C
3 12 (23.53%) Java
4 10 (19.61%) Perl
5 7 (13.73%) Embedded C++
5 7 (13.73%) Python
6 6 (11.76%) Embedded C
7 4 (7.84%) Bash Shell
8 3 (5.88%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.96%) Scala
9 1 (1.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) Degree
1 9 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 7 (13.73%) BPSS Clearance
2 7 (13.73%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (5.88%) SLA
3 2 (3.92%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.96%) HL7
System Software
1 6 (11.76%) LXC
2 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.96%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) Puppet
2 3 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.92%) BladeLogic
4 1 (1.96%) Control-M
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (1.96%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 19 (37.25%) IBM
2 17 (33.33%) Oracle
3 14 (27.45%) Microsoft
4 7 (13.73%) Axway
4 7 (13.73%) Fujitsu
4 7 (13.73%) Sun
5 3 (5.88%) HP
5 3 (5.88%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.88%) Software AG
5 3 (5.88%) webMethods
6 2 (3.92%) CA
6 2 (3.92%) ServiceNow
6 2 (3.92%) Talend
6 2 (3.92%) WorldPay
7 1 (1.96%) IBM Sterling
7 1 (1.96%) Informatica
7 1 (1.96%) SAP
7 1 (1.96%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.96%) WSO2